Westward, Cumbria

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For the former ITV franchise in the South West of England, see Westward Television. For the cardinal direction, see West.
St Hilda's Church, Westward - geograph.org.uk - 522701.jpg
St. Hilda's Church, Westward
Westward is located in Cumbria
Westward shown within Cumbria
Population 838 (2011)
OS grid reference NY272446
Civil parish
  • Westward
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town WIGTON
Postcode district CA7
Dialling code 01697
Police Cumbria
Fire Cumbria
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament
List of places
54°47′31″N 3°07′59″W / 54.792°N 3.133°W / 54.792; -3.133Coordinates: 54°47′31″N 3°07′59″W / 54.792°N 3.133°W / 54.792; -3.133

Westward is a small village and civil parish in the English county of Cumbria. It had a population of 814, [1] at the 2001 census, increasing slightly to 838 at the 2011 Census.[2] Westward is located on the south side of the Wiza Beck. It is 3.3 miles (5.3km) to the south of the town of Wigton. Administratively it forms part of the district of Allerdale.

The Nobel prize winner William Henry Bragg was born in Westward in 1862.

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  1. ^ "Parish Headcounts, Area: Westward CP". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. 2001. Retrieved 2012-03-07. 
  2. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Retrieved 26 January 2016. 

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